The Bolivian Diary

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Harper Perennial, Nov 1, 2008 - Bolivia - 224 pages
11 Reviews

With an introduction by Fidel Castro

Che Guevara's famous last diary, found in his backpack after he was captured by the Bolivian Army in 1967, and which played a pivotal role in catapulting him to iconic status after his death.

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Review: The Bolivian Diary: Authorized Edition

User Review  - Lara - Goodreads

Quick read; simple entries. Fascinating to get a feel for Guevara's last stand. Tiny band of revolutionaries... didn't get very far. They never really got the local peasants to buy in. Eerie at the end, when he keeps hearing on the radio that the Bolivian army is close... then, it abruptly ends. Read full review

Review: The Bolivian Diary: Authorized Edition

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

An interesting read but in truth not the best of Che's books both the motorcycle diaries and reminsences of a cuban revolutionary war are the better reads but in fairness Che lived to update edit and ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Ernesto Che Guevara was born in Argentina in 1928. After fighting alongside Fidel Castro in the three-year guerilla war in Cuba, he became Minister for Industry following the victory of the Cuban revolution. In 1966 he established a guerilla base in Bolivia. He was captured and killed in 1967.

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